LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation
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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Illinois Personal Injury Litigation brings the success of the LexisNexis Practice Guide series to the Illinois practitioner. It is a portable, single-volume paperback that is easy to take to meetings, court hearings, settlement conferences, or anywhere the practitioner needs to go. The 14-chapter volume provides comprehensive coverage of the most significant topics facing the personal injury practitioner, provides a clear summary of key issues and cases on the topics, and provides helpful cross-references to additional resources for the practitioner who needs to delve more deeply into a topic. This publication is affordably priced and updated every year.
Features and Benefits include:
Cases and Statutes: There are hundreds of cases and statutes discussed in the book, so the practitioner is not only likely to find authority on virtually any point faced, but may even find a case that presents facts similar to the practitioner's own case.
Checklists: There are dozens of checklists throughout the book giving step-by-step guides to the tasks the practitioner should follow in handling a personal injury case.
Forms: Almost every chapter contains forms on the most significant pleadings related to the chapter topic. All together, there are over 50 forms in the book.
Practice Tips: There are hundreds of Practice Tips, Strategic Points, and Warnings throughout the book that provide practical advice at every stage of the litigation process.
Practice Resources: Every section within every chapter contains a Practice Resource component that provides cross-references to extensive additional materials that the practitioner can access for a more expanded discussion of the various topics.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Initial Handling of Case
Chapter 2 Intentional Torts and Defenses
Chapter 3 Negligence and Defenses
Chapter 4 Motor Vehicle Negligence and Defenses
Chapter 5 Premises Liability and Defenses
Chapter 6 Products Liability and Defenses
Chapter 7 Medical Malpractice and Defenses
Chapter 8 Nursing Home and Related Elder Care Actions
Chapter 9 Governmental Liability and Defenses
Chapter 10 Consumer Actions and Defenses
Chapter 11 Liability and Defenses in Special Cases
Chapter 12 Wrongful Death
Chapter 13 Special Considerations in Personal Injury Cases
Chapter 14 Damages